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A plea for the animals : the moral, philosophical, and evolutionary imperative to treat all beings with compassion / Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Shearab Chödzin Kohn.

Ricard, Matthieu, (author.). Chödzin, Sherab, (translator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781611803051
  • ISBN: 1611803055
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First English edition.
  • Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2016.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A brief history of the relations between humans and animals -- Out of sight, out of mind -- Everybody loses: the effects of industrial breeding and meat eating on poverty, the environment and health -- The real face of industrial animal breeding -- Sorry excuses -- The continuum of life -- The mass killing of animals -- genocide versus zoocide -- A little side trip into the realm of moral judgment -- The dilemma of animal experimentation -- Illegal trade in wildlife -- Animals as objects of entertainment -- Animal rights, human obligations -- An appeal to reason and to human kindness.
Subject: Animal rights.

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